Tag Archive: Things to do in Minnesota

Jan 14

Top 10 Waterfalls in Minnesota

Famous for its lakes Minnesota’s waterfalls might get overlooked.  They shouldn’t.  With 100 or so named waterfalls Minnesota has not only a large quantity they also have a nice selection of quality cascades.  My wife and I are a bit of waterfall junkies.  Hearing the roaring water, trying to capture a silky-smooth picture, and enjoying …

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Jan 19

Como Park Zoo: Go for the Conservatory stay for the Zoo

emperor tamarin

Como Park Zoo is a small area zoo that is one part of St. Paul’s Como Park entertainment complex which includes the Como Town Amusement Park, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, and the Como Park Zoo.  The beautiful Como Park Conservatory is well worth the drive there and their zoo is a nice bonus.  Even though …

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Dec 19

Minneapolis Institute of Arts: A Very Fine Art Collection

Design of the Building

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is a must see attraction in the heart of the city of Minneapolis.  It is home to world-class art that spans thousands of years.  The museum has over 80,000 pieces of art so there will be something for everybody to enjoy when visiting.  The Minneapolis Institute of Art also brings …

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Dec 13

Como Park Conservatory: A Garden to Remember

Como Park Conservatory

The Como Park Conservatory also known as the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory is a beautiful garden area that is attached to the Como Park Zoo.  Not a large space just around a half an acre, but here is a case where size truly does not matter.  This stunning area has a large variety of fauna and …

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Nov 14

Minnesota Zoo: One of the Best Zoos Around

Tropical Reef

Karen and I were really impressed with the Minnesota Zoo.  In fact, Karen said that it was her second favorite zoo just behind her favorite which is the zoo in Memphis.  What we liked so much about the Minnesota Zoo was the fact that they had very cutting edge exhibits and it seemed like every …

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